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15th University-Society Awards Sessions

On 18 February 2009 was held the 15th University-Society Session, organised by the Board of Trustees of the UV and the University-Business Foundation, where the University-Society Awards were given.


On the occasion of its 15th edition, the sessions counted on the presence of the Principal of the UV, Francisco Tomás, the President of the Board of Trustees and the University-Business Foundation of the UV, Carlos Pascual de Miguel and the Vice-President of the Board of Trustees, Vicente Rambla.

Business people, students and teaching staff of the UV also attended the event.

Sessions Programme

  • Opening of the 15th University-Society Sessions with the following programme:
  • Welcoming speech and presentation by the President of the Board of Trustees of the UV, D. Carlos Pascual de Miguel.
  • Universitat-Societat Cooperation Awards Ceremony of the Board of Trustees of the UV.
  • Institutional interventions:
    •   Speech by the Most Excellent and Most Illustrious Mr Francisco Tomás Vert, Principal of the UV.
    •   Speech by the Right Honourable Mr Francisco Camps Ortiz, President of the Valencian Government.


The University-Society Cooperation Awards went to:


University Scope

  • Research and development:

Juan José Martínez Durá, head of the University Research Institute on Robotics.


  • Quality and teaching innovation:

Educational Innovation Project of the Double Degree in Law + Business Management and Administration.


  • Postgraduate training activity and specialisation:

Art education and museums Diploma, supervised by Román de la Calle y Ricard Horta.


  • Association or students group

AVEM (Valencian Association of Medicine Students for International Cooperation).


  • University management

Laboratory technicians of the Faculty of Chemistry of the Universitat de València.


Business and institutional scope

  • Research and development:

Hero España.


  • For collaboration development:

Chamber of Commerce,   Industry and Shipping of Valencia


  • For work placements collaboration in companies:

ASINDOWN (Down Syndrome Association and  Foundation of Valencia).


  • The news about the Universitat de València:

Campus Universitari TV programme broadcast by Punt 2.


Teaching excellence:

Mª Carmen Fortes del Valle. Faculty of Psychology

Miguel Arevalillo Herráez. School of Engineering

Luis Pascual Calaforra. Faculty of Biological Sciences

Luis Jimena Quesada. Faculty of Law

Manuela Pardo del Val. Faculty of Economics

José Miguel Soriano del Castillo. Faculty of Pharmacy

Mª Amparo Calatayud Salom. Faculty of Philosophy

Raúl Espert Tortajada. Faculty of Psychology

Ignacio Tuñón de Vicuña. Faculty of Chemistry



University-Society Session Dossier



Date: 18 de november de 2009.

Place Headquarters of the University-Business Foundation (ADEIT). Valencia.